Curry joins exclusive 50-40-90 club after historic shooting season
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It's the mark of legendary shooters, so it's only fitting that Stephen Curry has joined the club.

With his 46-point performance on 15-of-24 shooting - including 10-of-19 3-point shooting and and 6-of-6 shooting from the free throw line - in Wednesday's season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies, Curry secured the first 50-40-90 season of his career.

By shooting at least 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from deep, and 90 percent from the free throw line (while qualifying for the statistical minimums in each category), Curry joined an exclusive group of elite marksmen that includes Larry Bird, Mark Price, Reggie Miller, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant.

It's the first such season the NBA has seen since Durant accomplished the feat during the 2012-13 campaign, and only the 11th such season overall.

Curry finished with marks of 50.4 percent from the field, 45.4 percent from beyond the arc, and 90.8 percent from the charity stripe, while shattering his own record for made threes in a season with 402.

"As a shooter, that's something I find pretty special," Curry said of the 50-40-90 stratosphere. "I played 79 games. To be able to shoot volume and accuracy - That's why I shoot all the reps that I do and go out and play the way that I do. That's a pretty cool accomplishment."

Curry, who is almost surely en route to his second straight MVP award, captured his first career scoring title this season, averaging 30.1 points per game. The 28-year-old also joined Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to post a Player Efficiency Rating of at least 31.0 over a full season.

Curry joins exclusive 50-40-90 club after historic shooting season
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